drop out

drop out
Synonyms and related words:
abandon, agree to differ, agree to disagree, back out, be at variance, be in dissent, beg off, beg to differ, break bounds, break step, cry off, depart from, differ, disagree, disagree with, discard, discord with, dissent, dissent from, divide on, evacuate, forsake, go back on, jettison, jilt, leave, leave behind, leave flat, make waves, maroon, nonconform, not agree, not comply, not conform, oppose, opt out, protest, pull out, quit, quit cold, renege, rock the boat, say goodbye to, secede, stand down, take exception, take issue, take leave of, throw over, vacate, withdraw, withhold assent

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  • Drop-out — auch: Drop|out 〈[ aʊt]〉 I 〈m. 6〉 1. jmd., der sich aus seiner gesellschaftlichen Schicht gelöst hat u. ihre Normen nicht mehr erfüllt, Aussteiger 2. Drogenabhängiger II 〈n. 15; EDV〉 1. Au …   Universal-Lexikon

  • drop-out — drop outs also dropout 1) N COUNT (disapproval) If you describe someone as a drop out, you disapprove of the fact that they have rejected the accepted ways of society, for example by not having a regular job. 2) N COUNT A drop out is someone who… …   English dictionary

  • drop-out — [dʀɔpawt] n. m. invar. ÉTYM. 1967; mot angl. des États Unis « qui abandonne (ses études, sa vie professionnelle) », de to drop out « laisser tomber ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. || Un, une drop out : un(e) dropé(e). ⇒ 2. Droper (II., 2.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Drop-out — [...|aut] der; [s], s, auch Drọp|out der; [s], s <zu engl. to drop out »herausfallen, ausscheiden«>: 1. jmd., der aus der sozialen Gruppe ausbricht, in die er integriert war (z. B. Studienabbrecher od. Jugendlicher, der die elterliche… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Drop-out — Drop out1 auch: Drop|out1 〈[drɔpaʊt] m.; Gen.: od. s, Pl.: s〉 jmd., der sich aus seiner sozialen Schicht gelöst hat od. ausgebrochen ist [Etym.: <engl. drop out »herausfallen«]   Drop out2 auch: Drop|out2 〈[drɔpaʊt] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; EDV〉… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • drop|out — or drop out «DROP OWT», noun. 1. a student who leaves a school or college before completing a course of study or before the end of a term: »California has the most college graduates…Wisconsin the fewest dropouts (Time). 2. a person who withdraws… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drop-out — [dropa̲u̲t; engl. amer., zu engl. to drop = tropfen, fallen und engl. out = aus, heraus] m; s, s: 1) Patient, der eine Behandlung von sich aus beendet. 2) jemand, der aus einer sozialen Gruppe, in die er integriert war, ausbricht (Soziol.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • drop out of — drop out (of (something)) to stop doing something. He dropped out of school when he was 16. She dropped out the night before the race, saying she had an injury …   New idioms dictionary

  • drop out — (of (something)) to stop doing something. He dropped out of school when he was 16. She dropped out the night before the race, saying she had an injury …   New idioms dictionary

  • drop out — [v] stop doing an activity abandon, back out, cease, forsake, give notice, give up, leave, quit, renege, retreat, withdraw; concept 121 Ant. begin, carry out, engage, join …   New thesaurus

  • drop out — ► drop out 1) cease to participate. 2) pursue an alternative lifestyle. Main Entry: ↑drop …   English terms dictionary

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